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New York's MTA losing $800M a month to coronavirus

On Jul 8, 2020
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Even with the CARES Act funds, the MTA faces at least an $8.5 billion shortfall for 2020 and 2021. https://t.co/KvQIdJL8RJ
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The transit authority's head of construction and development said federal money is crucial to preserving its historic capital improvement plan.

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On Jul 8, 2020
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Even with the CARES Act funds, the MTA faces at least an $8.5 billion shortfall for 2020 and 2021. https://t.co/KvQIdJL8RJ
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New York's MTA losing $800M a month to coronavirus

New York's MTA losing $800M a month to coronavirus

The transit authority's head of construction and development said federal money is crucial to preserving its historic capital improvement plan.

New York's MTA needs billions in federal funding after COVID-19 crisis

New York's MTA needs billions in federal funding after COVID-19 crisis

The transit authority's head of construction and development said federal money is crucial to preserving its historic capital plan.

New York's MTA wants to make sure riders keep their mouths and noses covered

New York's MTA wants to make sure riders keep their mouths and noses covered

MTA in New York launches new "Keep Them Covered" campaign to make sure riders cover their mouth and nose amid coronavirus pandemic.

Why New York Can’t Have Nice Things

Why New York Can’t Have Nice Things

It costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris. What if we could change that?

Why Can’t New York Control Its Infrastructure Costs?

Why Can’t New York Control Its Infrastructure Costs?

A look at the city’s major transit projects offers answers—and other cities’ experience suggests some solutions.

Full speed ahead: New York's contactless fare system exits pilot

Full speed ahead: New York's contactless fare system exits pilot

Going contactless has been a bigger challenge in New York because of the size and complexity of its transit systems.

For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time

For LaGuardia, an AirTrain that will save almost no one any time

» New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is its rail-inaccessible stepchild. A proposal to spend half a billion dollars on a new transit link there, however, may do little for most of the ...